Killian Donnelly in concert with CYO

Posted on 8 November 2023

Killian Donnelly will perform for one night only with The Cork Youth Orchestra on Saturday the 9th of December at City Hall, Cork.
Killian is originally from Meath, Ireland. He is to return to London’s ‘Les Misérables’ as Jean Valjean for 15 weeks only from 31st October 2023
Some of Killian’s other roles include: The Phantom in the West End production of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Jean Valjean in Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Les Misérables (UK and Ireland Tour); after having starred as Valjean in the London original (Queen’s Theatre), returning to the production in which he made his West End debut; his Broadway debut recreating the role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots (Al Hirschfeld Theatre, New York), having originated the role in London (Adelphi Theatre) – 2016 Olivier Award Nomination for Best Actor in a Musical, 2015 Evening Standard Theatre Awards Shortlist for Best Musical Performance, and, for the Original London Cast Recording, 2017 Grammy Award Nomination for Best Musical Theater Album; Jackie in Frank McGuinness’ Donegal (Abbey Theatre, Dublin); Huey Calhoun in Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre) – 2015 Olivier Award. Some of the ther stage productions that Killian has appeared in include: The Commitments, Billy Elliot the Musical, Michael Collins, Sweeney Todd, The Full Monty, West Side Story, The Wireman, Singin’ in the Rain.
The orchestra will also perform The Snowman and many Christmas favourites plus unique music/art collaborations including live on-screen animations from France based animation artist, Seán O’Brien. We will be joined onstage by the Performers Academy Youth Choir. (This concert concert begins at 8.00pm)

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